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Art Canadian

Through An-Other's Eyes

White Cnadian Artists - Black Female Subjects

with Charmaine Nelson & Hélène Joly

foreword by Joan Murray

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1998
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    Publish Date
    Jan 1998
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Curated by Canadian scholar Charmaine Nelson the assembled paintings, sculpture, drawing and photography spanning two centuries, illlustrate the persistent historical interest of white Canadian artists in the Black female subject. The social and racial implications of these works are to be considered through this exhbition.

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Joan Murray, an independent curator and art historian, is considered one of the most accessible of Canadian art writers and has studied and exhibited Tom Thomson for four decades. Since the late 1960s, she has been a curator of several institutions, including the Art Gallery of Ontario, and director of the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa (1974-99) and the McMichael Canadian Art Gallery in Kleinburg (2005-6). Murray was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1992 and has been honoured with the Senior Award from the Association of Cultural Executives, the Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries and the Order of Ontario. She lives in Toronto, Ontario

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